Waterfalls are something special and Zambia has many. Besides the famous Victoria Falls, there are many spectacular waterfalls in the north of the country. It is indeed water that features in almost all the natural wonders of this diverse country. It is the Zambezi River that makes the Lower Zambezi National Park so special, the Luangwa River that results in the superb game viewing in the South and North Luangwa National Parks, Lake Bangweulu, which means "The Place Where the Water Meets the Sky". Lake Tanganyika, the longest fresh-water lake in the world, Liuwa Plain National Park, situated on the upper Zambezi floodplains of western Zambia and Kafue River which is the life-blood of the vast Kafue National Park.
The South Luangwa is arguably the best place in the world to encounter leopards and also the home of the original walking safari. Bats, bats and more bats: during November and December each year five million straw-coloured fruit bats take up residence in one hectare of Kasanka National Park's Mushitu Swamp Forest. Canoe the Zambezi for a unique view of the wildlife of Africa. How about departing from the more celebrated safari options and go wild in Zambia?
30% of all freshwater in Africa originates n Zambia.
The bat migration has five times as many mammals as the Serengeti wildebeest migration.
The Kafue National Park is the size of Wales.
Thornicroft's Giraffe are unique to the South Luangwa.